Last August during World Championships Week in Indianapolis, the newest class of Drum Corps International Hall of Fame members took center stage during a kickoff party held in their honor.

During the evening celebration, each inductee had the opportunity to address the audience. Here’s a look back at highlights from those 2015 speeches, including those made by Bill Harty, Jeff Sacktig, John Phillips, Scott Koter and Tom Blair.

Help select the DCI Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Each year you have the special opportunity to be an integral part of the awards process by submitting a letter of support for any individual who you deem worthy of consideration for induction into the DCI Hall of Fame. A deadline of Monday, February 15, is quickly approaching for all submissions.

Learn more about the Hall of Fame nomination process.